We Can Learn A Thing Or Two From Our Children

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Rosann Cunningham
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Kids crack me up sometimes.   My daughters have the wildest imaginations of any children I've ever witnessed playing.

They make up all sorts of games and each game has a name that the two of them know well.  So when my three year old says , "let's play Jailers," my six year old knows exactly what game she's talking about and they immediately turn on the role of some made up character each of them is pretending to be.

Honestly, I'm not really sure what "Jailers" consists of or where they got the name from.  But I do know whenever they play it, my three year old often ends up "locked" in a closet area by the six year old.

How can that be fun?  Perhaps I need to play along with them to fully understand the joy in it.

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